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Small
TypeFlooder
DateCirca 2005/2006
Programming LanguageC++
PlatformLinux
File Type.elf
Alias(es)Flooder.Linux.Small.f
Size5KB-15KB
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Flooder.Linux.Small.f, or Small is a piece of malware designed for Linux operating systems. It is designed to flood servers with packets.

Payload

This malicious program uses the infected machine to transmit a large amount of IP packets. The infector can customize the requests with a remote application. They are asked what IP to connect to, what port to use, and the amount of packets that are to be sent. This can cause low performance of the servers, if enough packets are sent.

Sources

Kaspersky Labs, (SecureList): Article